EDM Foundations is Open for Enrollment (Closed)

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Last year, October 2016, I launched a new course called EDM Foundations. I had no idea what to expect. Would it be helpful? Would students actually benefit from it? After all, the course concept was unique: action-oriented without a ton of theory (like many other online courses). Maybe it was too fast-paced for people? But then the emails and comments flowed … Read More

Free Resource: 10 Ways to Excel as a New Producer

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Music production is a hard craft. It requires you to learn a lot of different skills and disciplines. It’s overwhelming. It’s slow. But it’s also fun. It’s enjoyable. That’s why we do it—we love making music. And in my experience, it becomes more fun as you get better. If you’re already a pro, then you know what I’m talking about. … Read More

Creativity Tips: 10 Ways to Instantly Stimulate Your Creative Juices

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This is a guest post from Will Darling of EDMtips.com. Download his free song inspiration cheat sheet and learn how to generate exciting new song ideas.  It SUCKS, I know! You finally get some time to write some music, so you excitedly load up your DAW, get your headphones on (or monitors fired up), close the door and….and….err….ummm….*crickets*. Nothing! Inspiration and … Read More

15 Mental Models All Producers Should Know About

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“A mental model is an explanation of someone’s thought process about how something works in the real world. It is a representation of the surrounding world, the relationships between its various parts and a person’s intuitive perception about his or her own acts and their consequences. Mental models can help shape behaviour and set an approach to solving problems (akin … Read More